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. disappointed in president obama that he's punting the ball down the field for a long time. i don't understand why they can't figure this thing out. seems to be consistent with what congress seem to be able to do. >> what happens if you don't go with sequestration is you have to make the tough decisions and that compromises a hard thing to do in a month. and initially the republicans were crying oh, my god defense. we can't get defense. >> it's surprising now. >> exactly. now, a lot of folks are saying look maybe it's going to be easier to do this, let it go, move on to the other big issues and try to put together more of a plan as you move down. but you got to bring some of the spending down. but you also have to deal as phillip was talking about, deal with the taxes. you've got to have tax reform in this country. that's probably the next step. >> it's easier to push the ball down the field. that's what we always do which is a shame. >> does it have to do with they don't think this is going to have a financial impact or financial markets? >> that's right. housing is moving. the stock market i
they left the city, they destroyed several world heritage sites and burned down a building that contained manuscripts. >>> about 30 minutes ago, president obama through out of washington, d.c. to take his immigration reform message on the road. the president's plan could go off course from what was unveiled yesterday. kyla cam bem has more. >> reporter: the president's message are likely to be more liberal, likely pushing off the requirement of securing our borders and speeding up the process for 11 illegal immigrants to obtain residency. he's not proposing new legislation in nevada but he will lay out his own vision for immigration report. his ideas are expected to overlap. both democrats and republican senators want to increase border security and create a path to citizenship. they also want to create fair employment opportunities that will boost our economy. >> i have a masters in nursing. i still cannot practice in my profession because i'm undocumented. i wouldn't be taking any job, i would be providing a job that's in high demand. >> reporter: while republican senators helped create
week, chicago teenager hadiya pendleton was in washington for president obama's inauguration. she was gunned down in a park just a few blocks from her school. the apparent innocent victim of a gang war. president obama made gun control a top priority for his second term. he's pushing lawmakers to pass legislation that will limit the number of rounds in a magazine clip, renew a ban on so-called assault weapons, and require universal background checks for gun purchases. the nra says it is no longer on board with that because it just won't work. >> you are never going to get criminals to go through universal background checks. >> reporter: republicans and even some rural state democrats agree. that is a big challenge for president obama. rob and sunny, back to you. >> all right, thanks a lot, karen. >>> the world's biggest retailer has made a decision about ammunition sales. wal-mart customers may buy only three boxes of ammo a day. because of limited supplies these days. with demand up for bullets, wal-mart says it is striking a balance between serving hunters and sportsmen and sell
nomination since president obama nominated him more than three weeks ago hagan tried to damp down much of the bipartisan criticism. chuck schumer, democrat of new york, key democrats shelved their skepticism and say they support him. it's not decided whether all 55 democrats are in his camp. hagel has to win over, assuming he has 55 he has to win over just five of his fellow republicans. only one republican senator thad cochran of mississippi said he is in favor. let's go to capitol hill with chief congressional correspondent dana bash. usually when a president nominates a senator, it's a no brainer, he gets the support of all his former colleagues, we saw that with john kerry, despite being a liberal democrat almost every republican voted for him to be secretary of state. dana, why has this been a heavy lift for president obama even though chuck haguele is a former senator? >> reporter: >> it really is fascinating, you're exactly right, jake, generally there is a deference given to the club or former members of the club. that is the opposite. you can see chuck hagel trying to get comf
to his lass having high school, president obama praised the reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight senators. he says if the plan gets bogged down in congress, he will send lawmakers his own immigration bill. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> the senate plan would give illegal immigrants temporary status, legal status if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they then could apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry was overwhelmingly approved by the senate to become the next secretary of state. the vote 94-3. he'll succeed hillary clinton as soon as she steps down. >> john has already built strong relationships with leaders across the world which will allow him to step seamlessly into the role of secretary of state. >> john kerry served as chairman of the senate foreign relations panel for the past four years. he says the relationship with th
towards what's been a bitterly divided issue. the push is on as president obama calls for quick passage of immigration reform. >> we can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in an endless debate. we have been debate thing a very long time. >> a golden ticket to life for a better life for my family. >> reporter: choosing nevada to unveil his plan where latinos make up close to 30% of the population, proposal includes a path to citizenship. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> reporter: undocumented immigrants would have to register with the federal government and pay bonds and back taxes, undergo background checks but not before increased border security can be proven. illegal immigrants would receive green cards only after every lawful applicant has gone lou the process we shouldn't be rewarding those who violate the law. >> reporter: the president's re-election with 70% of the latino vote has resulted in a shift towards compromise. but some who watch the speech fe
of president obama's gun package, but you say it all comes down to people's behavior. what do you mean? >> effective gun control has many facets to it. assault weapons ban is an element, significant symbolism. but the reality is you want to control behavior. the behavior of people. and that's what we did in the '90s here in new york. that's what i did in los angeles for seven years. crime is caused by people. you focus on their behavior and one of the behavioral changes is insuring that everybody that wants to buy a firearm has to basically submit to an i.d. check. that's form of behavior control. a lot of laws, a lot of tools are necessary, but effectively what you're doing is trying to control behavior. >> gretchen: you say that supersedes legislation. i just want to show some crime stats from new york when you were in charge here in the '90s. so murders fell 70%, car theft down 61. robbery down 55%. burglary down 53%. what did you do significantly about behavior? >> we had a very assertive police force, a very large police force. did the same thing in los angeles with a small police
-- >> let me tell you who he was. window went down. i looked at him, and he -- >> president obama. >> no. no. he said to me do you know mr. early, who was the general manager of my station? he said he is my closest friend, and i looked out there, and i was nauseous. >> did he tell mr. early? >> i bury things and forget about them. that's my philosophy of life. >> did you then run him off the road? >> no. i got to the -- all i could think about during the speech was, oh, my god. i flipped off mr. early's friend. i felt terrible. i don't usually do that, but occasionally it comes out. >> wow. remember you used to go by trucks and they would beep the horn, pull the horn. that doesn't happen anymore. i hate that. i hate that. it's still flu season. >> it is flu season. we're going to play a little flu-related game. >> anna post. our great friend. emily post. >> here's the thing. i just want to point out before we even start, this is the prize. if you win -- >> this is the prize? >> you get ginger and blueberries and stuff. >> oh, jeez. >> who cares about winning now? >> i'm with you. you got bet
degrees yesterday. now watch this cold air spread really from the dakotas all the way again down to the southeast. look at these temperature changes, down about 32 degrees from yesterday morning and it's not going to stop there. >> all right, rainindra peterso thank you very much. >>> president obama admitting it's been difficult to drum up support for gun control on the other side of the aisle. >> my suspicion is we're seeing more bipartisan discussion on the immigration issue than on the gun issue. i'm actually optimistic that we can get both done. both will end up generating some opposition and some strong opposition. there will be passions on both sides. >> the president's remarks came after the senate judiciary committee held a contentious hearing on gun violence that began with a statement from gabrielle giffords, the former arizona congresswoman who was nearly killed by an assassin's bullet. she told the committee that gun violence is simply claiming too many american lives. >> you must act. be bold. be courageous. americans are counting on you. >> giffords' husband, mark
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Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)